2017 Alfalfa and Forage Field Day

Wed, Sep 20, 2017 @ 7:30am - 12:00pm

  • When?
    September 20, 2017
  • Where?
    Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center; 9240 South Riverbend Avenue; Parlier, CA 93648


View the agenda below, or click here:

7:30 AM  Registration  
  Alfalfa Varieties for Pest and Disease Management (Handout) Shannon Mueller, Agronomy Advisor and County Director, UCCE Fresno
  Remote Sensing in Sorghum to Phenotype Drought Stress (Handout) Jeffery Dahlberg, Director at Kearney Agriculture Research & Extension Center
  Sub-Surface Drip Irrigation Alfalfa Management (Handout) Daniel Putnam CE Agronomy & Forage Specialist, UC Davis
9:15 TRAM Returns  
9:20 Managing Weeds in Agronomic Crop Rotations (Slides) Kurt Hembree, Weed Management Farm Advisor, UCCE Fresno
9:40 Alfalfa Weevil Management (Slides) Rachael Long, CE Agronomy & Pest Management Advisor, UCCE Sacramento, Solano, & Yolo Counties
10:00 Managing Sugarcane Aphid in Forage Sorghum (Slides) Nicholas Clark, CE Agronomic Cropping Systems & Nutrient Mgmt. Advisor, UCCE Kings, Tulare, & Fresno Counties
10:20 Irrigation & Nitrogen Fertility Management in Forage Sorghum & Corn (Slides) Robert Hutmacher, CE Specialist, UC Davis, & Director of West Side Research & Extension Cener
10:40 Break  
11:00 Irrigation Systems and Salinity Management in Forage Production (Slides) Daniel Munk, CE Agronomy & Irrigation Advisor, UCCE Fresno
11:20 Low Lignin Alfalfa & GMO vs. Conventional Varieties for Export (Slides) Dan Putnam, UC Davis
11:40 Optimizing Surface Irrigation in High Flow Systems  Marsha Campbell-Matthews, CE Agronomy Advisor Emeritus, UCCE Stanislaus
12:00 PM  Lunch